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Volvo want self-driving cars by 2014, would like an accident-free fleet by the end of the decade

Volvo's future is automated - wants self-driving cars by 2014 and a fleet of accident-free cars by 2

| Technology in Vehicles News | Posted: Dec 4, 2012 7:33 am

Technology in vehicles truly is "the next iPhone" in terms of helping us with our day-to-day lives... but Volvo have some grand plans for the future. The automaker is already one of the safest car producers in the world, but their latest statements should build excitement for a lot of people.

 

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Volvo would like to keep this reputation, by introducing technology into their vehicles that would avoid passenger injuries on their own by 2020 - yes, by the end of this decade, just over eight years from now.

 

The head of development for the program has said that the driver-less cars are the future and that Volvo will be the first one there. Volvo's herbs and spices to reach this lofty goal is wireless Internet, which enables the cars to be assigned a certain point on the road, and give different vehicles the ability to interact with one another.

 

Volvo are to release a bunch of autonomous vehicles in 2014, which will be capable of speeds of up to 31 miles per hour.

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